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Coronary heart disease in residents of Rochester, Minnesota. II. Mortality, incidence, and survivorship, 1950-1975.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7300445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
For the city of Rochester, Minnesota, the coronary heart disease mortality rate showed approximately the same percentage decline as that for the United States during the period 1968-1978. The incidence rates of coronary heart disease (angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, and sudden unexpected death) for the period 1950-1975 are based on a total of 3,080 cases. The incidence showed a decrease approximately 10 years earlier than the decline in mortality and little change since that time. The age-adjusted case fatality rate for the incidence cases of myocardial infarction decreased from 18.7% in 1965-69 to 9.0% in 1970-75. The death rate during the 5 years following the diagnosis of angina also decreased by almost 50%, and the myocardial infarction patients dismissed from the hospital showed little change in subsequent survivorship.
L R Elveback; D C Connolly; L T Kurland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mayo Clinic proceedings     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0025-6196     ISO Abbreviation:  Mayo Clin. Proc.     Publication Date:  1981 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-01-20     Completed Date:  1982-01-20     Revised Date:  2013-12-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0405543     Medline TA:  Mayo Clin Proc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  665-72     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / epidemiology,  mortality
Coronary Disease / epidemiology*,  mortality
Death Certificates
Death, Sudden / epidemiology
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / epidemiology,  mortality
Time Factors
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